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bob ehrlich says he wants to fix maryland. but he increased state spending by record amounts. ehrlich raised $3 billion in taxes and fees... including property taxes... and a 40% increase in college tuition. and now he's made over $1 billion in new promises... with no plans to pay for them... except for cutting education. cuts that will lay off teachers and increase class sizes. that's not a budget. and bob ehrlich's not the kind of leader... we can trust. . this is wjztv, wjzhd, and wjz.com baltimore. from the cities to the counties to your neighborhood. now it's complete coverage, it's wjz, maryland's news station. face to face for the first
time, governor and former governor ehrlich debate the big issues. >> i've always been on your side. i'm running because i love maryland. >> reporter: what each side had to say just three weeks before their rematch. hello, everybody, here's what people are talking about. a pivotal moment, the state's first televised gubernatorial debate. both of them have been there before. the heated exchanges and where the race goes from here. >> it's the 2010 rematch of 2006. >> this is not a perch alt -- personality contest, it's about you. >> that is what is best for the people of maryland. >> you have a clear choice to make. >> governor martin o'malley and robert ehrlich open old wounds over issues maryland is most
concerned about. >> he increased property taxes, increased tolls and fees, increased college tuition and maryland was not making much progress. >> the largest tax increase in maryland history, $1.4 billion, that was your answer. you also transferred a couple of billion dollars from cash account. you also took $3.7 billion of stimulus. >> after each episode you said it's cured. let's have a press conference, we're done. >> no actually i didn't say that. >> you come with me to parter son charter school, why don't you ever mention the places where kids are making progress. >> if this one program you're talking about was so darn important to you, why didn't you fund it?
you took surplus dollars that were going away. >> and bare knuckle bounce over crime fighting record. >> we have driven homicides done by a steeper degree at any time in maryland history and we can continue to save lives. >> i guess law enforcement is not real impressed with your record since all over the state they have endorsed me. >> there should be a clear vision of which direction each candidate wants to take. >> reporter: and stay with wjz for complete coverage for the latest poll results log on to wjz.com. has a man in police custody, at least 4 vehicles ablaze. you can see the instruction. according to industry police a man -- city police a man in a
stolen vehicle tried to evade them, police say they were able to arrest the suspect by following the path of destruction. across maryland a string of deadly pedestrian accidents. wjz is live. kei jackson reports on the damage. >> a number of pedestrians versus vehicle accidents, police warning drivers and walkers to be alert and careful. >> a heart breaking tragedy this weekend, two pedestrians, men, crossing route 355 were hit and killed by a drunk driver who is now charged with dwi. >> the investigation is trying to reconstruct the crash. >> reporter: this high profile case has montgomery police sending out a new warning to
pedestrians. >> it's important that people think about what clothes they are wearing. make sure you have something reflective to help people see you. >> and police are sending out this warning to drivers. >> drivers, recognize, stay off your cell phones, distracted drivers is the number one cause for these accidents. >> reporter: last week 24-year- old keela ryan was hit. the driver was drunk and fled. but a bicycleist got the license plate. the driver later turned herself in. >> for the young man that jumped on a bicycle and tracked this lady down after she ran like a cow coward and left my baby lying on the road. >> the driver has been charged.
police say they have had 11 vehicles accidents that were fat alties this year. >> reporter: say most of the pedestrians accidents were pedestrian error. tomorrow will face his victims in court. he is charged with killing 32 people on a u.s. military base. over the next few weeks he will listen as dozens of witnesses take the stand. these hearings will determine if there is enough evidence to take hiss san to trial. killed during a daring rescue attempt. new reports suggest she actually died at the hands of her american rescuers. >> u.s. soldiers may have killed british aid worker linda
nor grove in their attempt to rescue her. >> linda may not have died at the hands of her captors. >> reporter: ambushed they are car two weeks ago and held her hostage. the region is under u.s. control. so british commanders gave u.s. control. on friday a special forces unit staged a raid to free her. >> linda could have died as a result of a grenade. >> when british officials first announced nor grove was killed, they blamed her death on a suicide bomb. >> nato pays courage pays tribute to the courage of the rescuers. >> the prime minister said david petraeus said new information had come to light
based on sur violates video. 6 kidnappers also died in the blast. a full investigation is under way. >> ultimately the responsibility for linda's death lies with those that took her hostage. >> but many in britain are wondering if yous forces could have done more to insure her safety. >> reporter: she was 36 years old and in afghanistan working on a project. over the big sink hole, crews are working through the night until repairs are finished. so hartford road is completely shut down. hawaii 5o, it's back. and with it comes that catchy
theme song. competed with college teams and win $25,000 from cbs. live at college park. with the band, she has reactions from the musicians, kelly. >> denise, i'll let you know what the results are by asking these guys. they won and now they know exactly how to the -- spend the winnings. >> this is incredible. i mean, there are so many bands that were out there. it's just so surreal. >> reporter: when the mighty sound of maryland heard about this contest, he knew exactly
what to say. no, really, he had the students spell out the cbs catch phrase and they felt it was plenty to win over voters. >> i think we have a really solid chance at it. our show was really good. >> we put in a lot of time and effort. and going through the drill, we have specific places we need to be at. >> the prize is $25,000 and the band already knows what the money will go toward. >> when i go and ask for money to the powers to be here on campus, i ask them, how many 13- year-old suits do you have hanging in the closet, so we're hoping that can be some front money to get it started. >> reporter: and with this win that upgrade could be coming soon. the known money will be a nice
start. it will cost $125,000 to outfit everybody with new uniforms but this unit is excited. back to tv hill, guys. thank you, kelly. big congratulations to the band. >> and of course they didn't know it until this evening. a movie son turns into disaster. a fiery set of -- that wasn't in the script. and president obama, what came flying at his head today and what the secret service did about it. >> this toddler's parents say he's only live today because of a procedure done at one local hospital. that story next. hello, everybody, one more day of above normal
temperatures and then the cool air and the rain is on the way. we'll have your complete forecast coming up in just a few moments. ,, bob ehrlich says he wants to fix maryland. but he increased state spending by record amounts. ehrlich raised $3 billion in taxes and fees... including property taxes... and a 40% increase in college tuition. and now he's made over $1 billion in new promises... with no plans to pay for them... except for cutting education. cuts that will lay off teachers
set. watch closely as a chase scene was being filmed. a yellow car turned on the street and crashes into a police vehicle with a real officer inside. the officer was responding to a call. he was taken to the hospital. filming has been suspended until safety procedures are reviewed. in a little more than 24 hours the first of the chili chileian miners will be sealed in the capsule for a twisting 2000 trip to the surface. each journey will take about 20 minutes. after being reunited with their families the miners will be taken to a hospital to recup rate. they have been underground about 10 weeks. he just wanted the president to read his book.
take a look. the man who threw it was the author and simply wanted the president to see it. the secret service arrested the man but determined he posed no real threat and he was released. bank it for thousands of dollars or throw it away. earlier those were the only options. a third option in one hospital could save thousands of lives. when 20 month old mason shaffer was born, his family went through the agony of wondering how long he would be alive. mason was diagnosed with a rare bone disorder. he is completely cured.
>> we have a safe and inexpensive way to treat many diseases and a way without destroying embryos. >> reporter: on monday mercy medical center announced a cord banking program. all moms have the option of donating their umbilical cords. >> without the option of denaturing they say many -- donating, they say many women were just discarding their umbilical cord. >> reporter: the cord blood has been used to treat more than 90 diseases. the doctor believes it will help many more. >> for them to see there might be some hope to them to have
this disease cured is really astounding. >> reporter: one look at mason may give them all the hope they need. >> this is what the result will be, a perfectly healthy boy. and the family has start add foundation in mason's name to add more hospitals to the list. for more information click on our website. the story is on the home page. it was the ultimate girl's night out for raven's night out. the purple evening, raven's personnel help with some of the fundamentals of the game. also had a chance to get some autographs. there you go, that's a tackle. >> reporter: you like to see those women tackling each other, i can tell. >> he's a little hesitant. >> reporter: he got her down.
>> didn't see her end zone dance, though. well, i tell you, definitely feels like football weather as we start to get into cooler temperatures. we did have some severe thunderstorms earlier. the warnings were lifted for the eastern shore were lifted as of 1:15. a little -- 11:15. a little hail associated with some of these storms. not unusual to see thunderstorms this time of year. but we did yet to 85 this day. and 89 is the record high. nowhere near -- 75% relative humidity with a wind coming in at 3 miles per hour. barometer is steady. 63 degrees in oakland.
61 in he will ken -- elgin. we've had a stream of cold air coming in. we've seen these showers coming in up into new york. caused a delay of a football game tonight. what we're going to be dealing with through the afternoon and evening tomorrow. again a chance of thunderstorms. humidity has not been very high but definitely cool enough. i'm going to keep you posted on the tropics. we now have tropical storm paula south of cozumel. if you have folks taking some late trips down around the cozumel and cancun area that is going to affect them. that storm is expected to
intensify over the next week. small craft advisory goes into effect tonight. going down to about 56 degrees tonight. clearing by friday and saturday. temperatures getting down into the 50s on thursday. coming up, are the ravens the best team in football? >> reporter: well, the coach [ male announcer ] martin o'malley sworn in. inherits a billion-dollar surplus, low unemployment. o'malley signs the biggest tax hike in maryland history. raids chesapeake bay fund to cover spending. gives raises to top aides. business climate ranks 45th worst in the nation. now 200,000 jobs lost. o'malley covers up jobs report that proved maryland's economy stalled. if re-elected, o'malley will raise taxes again. whether he does, is up to you.
the real andy harris. his past attacks have been called deceptive, his new attack, false. harris voted for deregulation increasing our electric bills by 72% it's not surprising, harris always sides with the big guys. he opposes cracking down on wall street and supports tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas. harris even opposed making big insurance cover cancer screenings. andy harris' extreme ideas will cost us. it's not just a fan thing. >> reporter: you want to be good in october. you want to be great in november for the super bowl . but some say the ravens are the best in the nfl. they continue to sing the praises of baltimore's elite
team. they buried the broncos but the accolades mean little to nothing to the coach. he shot down the significance of any thought that his game is tough five games into the season. >> we think it's all hot air. but it's fun for the fans. any time they say nice things about you, we're very weary about it. we like it when you guys don't say nice things about us. >> reporter: well, the ravens do look like a super bowl favorite for now. see it here. when the game is done, join me, marty, jessica and, for highlights and reaction all here on wjz. there's late news regarding the patriots, they have made a trade to reacquire -- this is his only score with seattle
this season. new england gives up a pick. other news it's a bad break for mark clayton. his season comes to an end after he is diagnosed with a torn ligament. clayton went to st. louis back in august and he was their leading receiver through 4 games. baseball playoffs tonight. the leg en dairy -- legendary skipper -- hit a ground ball, it's a 3-2 victory. the giants will play philadelphia for the national title. his braves fall short, eliminated in 4 games. hockey in washington dc. caps in overtime. with a scores chance on the break. who else but alex off ovechkin.
,,,,,, i think we need tax breaks to send kids to college. so i worked for a $2,500 tax credit to help pay for college. fought to get pell grants expanded and insisted that college loans go directly to kids instead of through banks. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message. because it's not about the next election, it's about the next generation. right? yeah!!!
selfseveral tipped the scale at over 1000 pounds. the winner receives just over $9000. well, they are cute and cuddly and worth well over $1 million. we're talking about a collection of rare teddy bears that will hit the auction blocks. many are saved by factory workers. the fur flies this wednesday in london. >> reporter: he bears, my goodness. goodness. >> i have a friend that has ono,
bob ehrlich says he wants to fix maryland. but he increased state spending by record amounts. ehrlich raised $3 billion in taxes and fees... including property taxes... and a 40% increase in college tuition. and now he's made over $1 billion in new promises... with no plans to pay for them... except for cutting education. cuts that will lay off teachers and increase class sizes. that's not a budget. and bob ehrlich's not the kind of leader... we can trust.
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